Sister Mary Jordan Hoover, the new principal of St. John Paul II High School in Avondale, stands at the construction site of the future facility. St. John Paul II High School is scheduled to open in summer 2018. (West Valley View photo by Ray Thomas)
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
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By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Sister Mary Jordan Hoover has seen firsthand the effect new Catholic schools have on a community, having opened a facility in northern Virginia. Now, she is at the helm of the forthcoming St. John Paul II High School, set to open in August 2018 in Avondale. “... + continue reading

Dr. John Renouard juggles his love of the military and education. (Photo courtesy Tolleson Union High School District)
Sunday, September 17, 2017
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By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Dr. John Renouard has led a double life since he began teaching in the Tolleson Union High School District 18 years ago. The last two decades for the Westview High School principal have been busy. He’s worked as a teacher and administrator and earned degrees at... + continue reading

A. J. Garcia, Andrew McCumber, Nickolas Valenzuela Marquez and Jose Gonzales with coaches Gerard Cappello and Patrick Maddux. (West Valley View photo by Tim Sealy)
Friday, September 15, 2017
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By Casey Pritchard Buckeye’s cross country team is looking to make school history this year. The Hawks have made three straight appearances at the state meet, according to coach Pat Maddux. With the crop of runners Maddux has, this could be year four. “We have the potential for four,... + continue reading

Haymaker Restaurant is bustling with guests who wish to order comfort food. (West Valley View photos by Tim Sealy)
Thursday, September 14, 2017
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When the Great Recession struck in the late 2000s, millions of people around world were impacted. This hits close to home for Joe Lucidi, who was looking to get his groove back following his business’ turbulent times from 2008 to 2012.   Lucidi now owns and operates Haymaker... + continue reading

Estrella resident Kim Doud, left, helped establish the Weststar Hill Trail with Ken Hill, John Peters and Brian “Harv” Roberts. (Photo courtesy Estrella)
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
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By Wayne Schutsky The West Valley is home to two of the nation’s best-selling master-planned communities as Goodyear’s Estrella and Buckeye’s Verrado each ranked in the top 30 on RCLCO Real Estate Advisor’s Top-Selling Master-Planned Communities Mid-Year 2017 report.... + continue reading

Sister Mary Jordan Hoover, the new principal of St. John Paul II High School in Avondale, stands at the construction site of the future facility. St. John Paul II High School is scheduled to open in summer 2018. (West Valley View photo by Ray Thomas)

Dr. John Renouard juggles his love of the military and education. (Photo courtesy Tolleson Union High School District)

A. J. Garcia, Andrew McCumber, Nickolas Valenzuela Marquez and Jose Gonzales with coaches Gerard Cappello and Patrick Maddux. (West Valley View photo by Tim Sealy)

Haymaker Restaurant is bustling with guests who wish to order comfort food. (West Valley View photos by Tim Sealy)

Estrella resident Kim Doud, left, helped establish the Weststar Hill Trail with Ken Hill, John Peters and Brian “Harv” Roberts. (Photo courtesy Estrella)

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By West Valley View staff As the American Red Cross responds to wildfires and historic hurricanes, eligible donors are reminded that giving blood during National Preparedness Month in September is... + continue reading

Sharlisa Harris of Tolleson interviewed with prospective employers following her graduation from BankWork$. (Photo courtesy Steve Carr)
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By Casey Pritchard Estrella Foothills’ volleyball team kicked off its season similar to last year, but the roster construction is miles apart. The Lady Wolves are 4-1 in power-points games,... + continue reading

Nolan “Hawk” Hawkins is a retired U.S. Air Force master sergeant. (Photo courtesy Coldwater Golf Club)
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A. J. Garcia, Andrew McCumber, Nickolas Valenzuela Marquez and Jose Gonzales with coaches Gerard Cappello and Patrick Maddux. (West Valley View photo by Tim Sealy)
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Verrado golfer Cade Seymour practices August 28 before their match Tuesday against Youngker. (West Valley View photo by Ray Thomas)
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Sister Mary Jordan Hoover, the new principal of St. John Paul II High School in Avondale, stands at the construction site of the future facility. St. John Paul II High School is scheduled to open in summer 2018. (West Valley View photo by Ray Thomas)
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By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Sister Mary Jordan Hoover has seen firsthand the effect new Catholic schools have on a community, having opened a facility in northern Virginia. Now, she is at the... + continue reading

Buckeye Elementary Preschool at Jasinski is a tuition-based program open to all children ages 3 to 5.
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Dr. John Renouard juggles his love of the military and education. (Photo courtesy Tolleson Union High School District)
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Desert Edge High School unveiled its new state-of-the-art Center of Builders and Creators, which aims to benefit the school’s STEM program, on Thursday, August 31. (West Valley View photo by Connor Dziawura.)
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By West Valley View Staff The Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Court St. Mary Magdalene No. 2708, will hold its first afternoon of tea and fellowship from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, October 7, at St.... + continue reading

Kelly Meadows, third from left, lets her staff take the reins at BOONgarden. Her staff is Kieran Buvala, Alice Kelton and Lisa Schuur. (West Valley View photo by Tim Sealy)
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Irma Adame Woods  Irma Adame Woods, age 60 of Avondale died August 29, 2017 in Goodyear. She was born November 18, 1956 in Phoenix to Domingo and Paula Adame. She is survived by her... + continue reading
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